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MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 1:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 10:00am PDT
because sarah palin gave me a big thumb's down. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in new york overlooking the new york public library, site of our education nation summit. all of the top newsmakers and policymakers in the field with us today. first our daily fix, politics, the campaign re-set for mitt romney is under way. romney and paul ryan are intensifying their focus on swing states, romney starting today in colorado before joining paul ryan in ohio where a new poll today has president obama breaking past 50%. joining me now, chris cizilla msnbc contributor and managing editor of host politics.com. this is the biggest edge that the president has had in ohio so far. and what does it mean that the romney/ryan campaign are focusing on ohio as well, the president will be going to toledo all roads leading to ohio later this week? >> that's right. look, andrea, what it means is history is close to determinative as it relates to republicans, ohio and the presidency, which is no republican presidential candidate, no republican presidential candidate, has been elected president wit
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
bipartisan letter asking for more details. but he told nbc's andrea mitchell that it should not be a partisan issue. >> the republicans are working overtime to try to exploit a very normal, run of the course, administrative letter that we agreed to on a bipartisan basis in our committee, simply to get some additional questions put in front of the state department. >> reporter: republicans also question how good the investigation can be when security concerns have stopped an fbi team from getting to the crime scene, having to work instead from libya's capitol city of tripoli, 400 miles away. a official said that while that is limited, it is more important to question people in libya thought to know about the attack. and he says the process is yielding more valuable information. one other note, peter king, chairman of the house committee, said that ambassador susan rice should resign because of her statement. >>> all right, we want to turn to andrea mitchell, chief foreign correspondent, and andrea how rare is it for the intelligence committee to come out and acknowledge they got it wr
NBC
Sep 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
press on the road to the convention. tonight chuck todd and andrea mitchell on what the president needs to do. >>> new evacuations in the gulf. the storm is gone but tonight the danger isn't over. >>> deadly summer in one of america's biggest cities. how residents are fighting to take back the streets. >>> they're going for gold once again tonight in london with kate middleton there cheering them on. >>> and in the doghouse. good dogs, bad behavior and pet owners around the world adding their canine criminals to the lineup. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news world head quarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. >>> good evening. president obama is on the campaign trail tonight hitting states that are sure to be hotly contested and sharpening the attacks and talking points that are likely to frame this week's democratic convention in charlotte. that will include the charge that mitt romney and republicans are pushing failed economic policies of the past. as democrats prepare to take center stage they'll face the challenge of convincing
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2012 10:00am PDT
>>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports" a day of remembrance. today marks 11 years since the attacks of september 11th. the presidential candidates put campaigning on hold while across the country and world, people pause to remember. >> at the white house, moment of silence, marking the moment the first plane hit the north tower. ♪ >> at the pentagon, where 184 people died, president obama and defense secretary panetta spoke of not just what was lost, but what was gained on 9/11. >> as painful as this day is and always will be, it leaves us with a lesson, that no single event can ever destroy who we are, no act of terrorism can ever change what we stand for. >> in trying to attack our strengths, the terrorists unleashed our greatest strength, the spirit and the will of americans to fight for their country. >> in pennsylvania, vice president biden paid tribute to the heroic passengers of flight 93. >> what they did, for this country, is still etched in the minds of not only you, but millions of americans forever. >> on capitol hill, lawmakers of both political parties stood
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in new york. five days to go until the first debate both sides are playing the expectations game. what we know is this prime time event is a crucial matchup for two candidates shadow boxing for months. rachel maddow will be angering our debate coverage starting at 8:00 on msnbc, 8:00 eastern and she joins me now to set the stage in our daily fix today. great to have you here. >> thanks. good to be with you. >> with the excitement about the debate one of the things you've been pointing out is, neither side have been talking about afghanistan. >> yeah. >> really the president as well. certainly not mitt romney. we've got people stationed, men and women, stationed in afghanistan and they're not talking about the war. you did a great segment on that last night. >> at least a long segment. 68 -- >> for good reasons. >> 68,000 americans who are really incredibly talented, incredible resources for our country, people in the prime of their lives risking their lives every day right now and in 2004, in that presidential campaign, we were at war and george w. b
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2012 10:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Sep 19, 2012 10:00am PDT
convention and say something, they're going to have to take what they get. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. mitt romney talking about something barack obama supposedly said 14 years ago, hoping to change the subject, from what romney said to wealthy donors in boca raton last may as captured on the hidden camera. with 48 days until election day romney faces challenges. according to our new nbc news swaults journal poll with the president hitting 50% approval, a first for president obama dead even with governor romney when it comes to is better equipped to handle the economy, joining me for our daily fix, chris cizilla, and chuck todd, nbc news political director and host of "the daily rundown." and chief white house correspondent. and chief poll meister. let's go to the polls. >> yeah. >> to the numbers, guys. chuck, first to you, what is the most significant take away from our new readings? >> it's a fact that two things. one is independents and its wasn't just democrats that became more optimistic about the economy, but a good chunk of independents did too, whether it was on
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2012 1:00pm EDT
cuts -- >> right now on "andrea mitchell reports" president obama today in portsmouth, new hampshire right now. the morning after. will the weak august jobs report wipe out any bump that the president might have gotten from his convention? >>> republicans are pouncing today. paul ryan on cnbc and mitt romney just now in iowa. >> i think that the message from last night was that the president's plan is four more years of the four last years, and i don't think the american people want four more years of the four last years. >> this is not what president obama promised. i would argue this is the result of failed leadership in washington, bad fiscal policy coming from the administration. >> you didn't elect me to tell you what you wanted to hear. you elected me to tell you the truth. and the truth is it will take more than a few years for us to solve challenges that have built up over decades. >> last night, the president pleaded for patience. he also turned mitt romney's policies into punch lines. >> all they have to offer is the same prescriptions they've had for the last 30 years. hav
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2012 1:00pm EDT
>>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports" bounce or no bounce? the president definitely got a post-convention lift, thanks to the owner of a florida pizza shop. what does the secret service have to say about that? and with both campaigns acknowledging that president obama is ahead, romney and ryan are still refusing to give any details about their tax plan. >> give me an example of a loophole you will close. >> i can tell you people at the high end, high income taxpayers will have fewer deductions and exemptions. those numbers will come down. >> right now say right now -- >> because we want to do this -- we want to this debate in the public. pe want to have this debate with congress. >> in chicago, teachers go on strike. hundreds of thousands of working families are caught with no place to send their kids. most of whom rely on schools for subsidized meals. >> this is totally unnecessary, it's avoidable and our kids do not deserve this. >> and can you hear me now? president obama struggles with an iphone at a florida phone bank. >> hold on, hold on. hold on. i can do this. i still h
MSNBC
Sep 20, 2012 10:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am PDT
i'm andrea mitchell live in new york today. the crossroads of politics and foreign policy and our own education nation summit. at the un this morning, president obama issued a warning to i ran. >> many iranians wish to enjoy peace and prosperity alongside their neighbors. just as it ri stricts the rights of ittings own people the iranian government continues to prop up a dictator in damascus and support terrorist groups abroad. time and again it has failed to take the opportunity to demonstrate its nuclear program is peaceful. >> mitt romney also discussed foreign affairs today including iran, this morning at the clinton global initiative. >> today we face a world with unprecedented challenges and complexities. we should not forget and cannot forget that not far from here, a voice of unspeakable evil and hatred has spoken out, threatening israel, and the entire civilized world. we come together knowing the bitterness of hate is no match for the strength of love. >> joining me now for our daily fix, chris cizilla, msnbc contributor and managing editor of post politics.com and jeffr
NBC
Sep 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in this much smaller hall tonight. our team is in place to cover it all. andrea mitchell starts off our coverage just off the convention floor tonight. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the president will be speaking to a much smaller audience in this hall tonight and he won't have the large stage of the outdoor stadium, but his aides say what's important is the message and how it's received by the millions watching on primetime tv. the main event. tonight president obama officially accepts his party's nomination after getting a big lift from bill clinton last night. >> i want to nominate a man who's cool on the outside. [ cheering ] but who burns for america on the inside. i want a man who had the good sense to marry michelle obama. >> reporter: many democrats say in 48 minutes clinton did a better job of explaining obama's record than the president has. >> no president, not me, not any of my predecessors, no one could have fully repaired all the damage that he found in just four years. >> clinton delivered detailed rebuttal to republican attacks on welfare an
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, andrea mitchell is down alongside the podium here in the home of the charlotte hornets. andrea? >> reporter: brian, she's now a political superstar, far more popular than her husband, once a reluctant campaigner, now she's a woman with a mission. michelle obama is now a political pro. her husband's best campaigner, hardly needing to practice with the teleprompters or get a feel for the stage. she will try to motivate women voters. >> this election ladies is a choice about supporting women and families in this country. >> reporter: the president said he'll be watching at the white house. >> i'm going to be at home and watching it with our girls, and i am going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. because when michelle starts talking, i start getting all misty. >> reporter: ann romney wants to be the new first lady, she gave a much buzzed about speech at the rnc, what was your reaction to her speech. >> you know, i didn't watch it. >> reporter: mrs. obama will try to inspire young people to vote. here with ross matthews for e! news. >> voting is how this country runs. and
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. which brings us to andrea mitchell who will have one of the best seats in the house, just off the podium here, with a preview of the first lady's appearancen to the, andrea? >> reporter: good evening, brian. michelle obama is a political superstar, much more popular than her husband. once a reluctant campaigner, now she's a woman with a mission. michelle obama is now a political pro and her husband's best campaigner. hardly needing to practice with the teleprompters or getting a feel for the stage. aids say she will try to project empathy toward struggling middle class families and motivate women voters. >> this election ladies is a choice about supporting women and families in this country. >> reporter: the president said he'll be watching at the white house. >> i'm going to be at home and watching it with our girls, and i am going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. because when michelle starts talking, i start getting all misty. >> reporter: ryan seacrest asked mrs. obama about ann romney's speech. >> ann romney wants to be the new first lady, she gave a much buzzed abo
NBC
Sep 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
correspondent, andrea mitchell, with more on the response and much more on the dedicated american diplomat, who again has been killed on the job. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, the president consoled the grieving, saying that no act would shake the resolve on a great nation. barack obama vowed to bring the killers to justice. >> the libyans helped others to safety and carried steven's body to the hospital, where we learned he had died. >> reporter: the president then paid a condolence call on the shaken officers, suffering the first killing of an ambassador in the line of duty in 33 years. >> today, many americans are asking, indeed i asked myself how could this happen? how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped to save from destruction? >> reporter: the sad irony, 52-year-old ambassador stevens served twice previously in libya, and led america's out reach during the war. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> it is a sad day in my life. i know chris personally. he is my tennis partner, he comes to my house
FOX News
Sep 1, 2012 11:30pm EDT
fear the first couple of days to a much happier outcome by wednesday or thursday. >> andrea mitchell mentioned the photo of president bush flying over and not landing in new orleans during katrina. he later said look, anytime a president goes anywhere you have to have all kinds of motorcade coverage, you have to police, and emt's and it's just a logistical nightmare and that's why i stayed away, but that doesn't get covered. >> welcome, i think it is being covered because president obama has just made, had the same decision with respect to a visit down there. >> he's going there monday. >> he's going there on monday. >> and says he wants to give things a chance to cool, to settle down. exactly, and i think that people do understand though at the time, it was not the fact that president bush flew over that disaster area, as much as the fact that it was such a disaster earlier because fema and the people who are supposed to do their jobs in the federal government hadn't done them and people died, a thousand, over a thousand people died. >> i thought the best, which was rush limbaugh who said tha
NBC
Sep 18, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tonight, nbc's andrea mitchell has our reality check. >> reporter: it started a year ago as a conservative reaction to occupy wall street's battle cry that they were the 99%. conservative blogger erick erickson declared he was the 53%. taxpayers subsidizing people in his words so they can hang out on wall street and complain. others chimed in. it quickly became a tea party mantra. >> today only 53% of americans pay federal income tax. 47% of americans pay nothing. >> reporter: what are the facts? it's true that approximately 47% of americans do not pay federal income taxes, as mitt romney said. but not because they are living off of the 53%. >> in fact, about 60% of people who don't pay federal income taxes have jobs. and nearly half the rest are elderly who are retired. they had jobs and they're now no longer working. these are hardly people who are sitting around living off the government gold. >> reporter: they say 44% who don't pay federal income taxes are elderly, retirees living on social security. another 30% get child tax credits and other tax benefits favored by repub
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 2:30am PDT
iran. nbc news chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell has more from the u.n. general assembly. >> reporter: trying to immobilize the world against what he sees as a threat to israel's existence, benjamin netanyahu armed himself with a simple cartoon to illustrate how close he says iran is to developing a nuclear weapon. >> this is a bomb. this is a fuse. >> reporter: a day after iran's president ahmadinejad called israel uncivilized zionists. iran is already 70% to getting enough nuclear fuel for a bomb and has to be stopped within months. >> if these are the facts -- and they are -- where should a red line be drawn? a red line should be drawn right here. >> reporter: president obama told the u.n. this week he thinks there is a way to avoid military action. >> america wants to resolve this issue through diplomacy. we believe that there is still time and space to do so. >> reporter: but netanyahu sees a much shorter deadline for military strike. >> the big question is what point can we no longer prevent iran from getting a bomb? that is why with a red pen he drew that
NBC
Sep 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
correspondent andrea mitchell with us from our washington bureau, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, tonight, the administration is scrambling to deal with the outrage over the video, and looking at egypt's new leader. in colorado, president obama signalled his resolve to find the killers of the four americans. >> i want people to hear me from all over who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. >> reporter: but america's allies, dictators, are gone, and the u.s. is not happy with mohamed morsi's initial failure to protect the embassy. so last night, mr. obama seemed to be lowering egypt's status. >> i don't think we would consider them an ally, but we don't consider them a new enemy. they are a new government trying to find its way. >> reporter: later, president obama called morsi, saying he needed to protect the embassy. today, he said they did not intend to down grade egypt, which gets one and a half billion in aid, second only to israel and afghanistan. billion the u.s. and afghan but they no longer have a compass for the region. >> it is difficult seeing these im
NBC
Sep 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
our coverage tonight with nbc's andrea mitchell in washington, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, the romney campaign fought back furiously today, trying to change the subject from mitt romney's comments caught on tape, to a then state senator, barack obama in atlanta today, mitt romney tore into the president, accusing him of wanting to redistribute the wealth, based on a tape he heard years past. >> he said yes, he believes in redistribution, i don't, i believe the way to help others have higher income, is not to take from some, give to others, but to create wealth for everybody. >> reporter: romney is talking comments then state senator obama made four years ago about making government more efficient >> i think the trick is to make government systems that pool resources, and hence facilitate some redistribution, because i actually believe in redistribution, at least at a certain level to make sure everybody has a shot. >> reporter: he referred to his comments in 2008. >> my idea is if it is good for folks from the bottom up, it is good for everybody. if you spread the
NBC
Sep 7, 2012 5:30pm PDT
turns out that's pretty much what happened. our report tonight from nbc's andrea mitchell. >> reporter: a week later at the democratic convention, clint eastwood's chair was still getting laughs. >> i know it's an iffy chair. it makes you nervous, doesn't it. that's all right. i'm going to sit on it. >> what do you mean shut up? >> reporter: it was a rambling, unscripted appearance at the republican convention that went more than twice as long as it was supposed to. it went viral. eastwood immediately started trending on twitter. mitt romney's top aides acknowledged they didn't know what eastwood would say, unheard of at a national political convention, where speakers are timed to the second. >> i know what you're thinking. >> reporter: now eastwood has told his hometown newspaper "the carmel pinecone" they vet most of the people, but i told them you can't do that with me because i don't know what i'm going to say. he said the idea of interviewing an imaginary president obama in an empty chair came at the last moment when a stagehand kept asking him if he wanted to sit down. inspiratio
NBC
Sep 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
coverage tonight with nbc's andrea mitchell. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: to the mournful tones of "nearer my god to thee," the caskets came home, four public servants, arriving to the embrace of family and the secretary of state, brought together in grief. >> today, we bring home four americans who gave their lives for our country, and our values. >> reporter: four americans, the president said, who knew the danger and accepted it. they didn't simply embrace the american ideal, they lived it. >> glenn dougherty never shied from adventure, he believed in his life he could make a difference, by the calling as a navy seal. >> reporter: multiple tours in iraq and afghanistan. >> he had the arms of a healer and warrior. earning the distinction as a certified medic. >> reporter: sean smith, serving in the air force and then the foreign service. >> he knew the perils of this calling. >> reporter: they loved service and enjoyed adventure, none more than the one-time peace corp volunteer who became the ambassador to a war-torn nation. chris steven's sister spoke about him. >> he spoke about the secur
NBC
Sep 20, 2012 6:30pm EDT
begin with what it does mean. our chief correspondent, andrea mitchell, good evening. >>> good evening, tonight, the white house confirmed the attack was an act of terror, officials say by al qaeda members. questions remain why it was planned and why initial reports were wrong. under heavy guard, secretary of state hillary clinton, arriving in libya today to attend a memorial service for the americans killed there. now that the fbi is on scene, the u.s. acknowledged reports of a protest gone wild were wrong. jay carney said i think that what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack. president obama was asked at that at a forum today. >> what we do know is that the natural protests that arose because of the outrage over the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm u.s. interests. >> reporter: intelligence officials now believe it could have been a planned attack all along, looking like a protest. today, officials briefed top members of congress. >> i think the story now is that there was not a demonstration. this was a pre-planned attac
NBC
Aug 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
unusual for a political convention and we did. our report tonight from nbc's andrea mitchell. >> reporter: the good, the bad, and the ugly. how did a cameo appearance by an iconic movie star blow up on twitter and threaten to upstage the candidate? there was wild applause when clint eastwood came onstage. >> save a little for mitt. >> reporter: he was a much hyped mystery guest. the opening act of the convention's most important hour. primetime on the broadcast networks. tightly produced by the campaign down to the second. eastwood was slated for three minutes, a quick endorsement. >> i've got mr. obama sitting here. and he is -- i just was going to ask him a couple questions. >> reporter: but the aging gun slinger went rogue, doing improv with an empty chair berating an imaginary president obama. >> what do you mean shut up? i'm not going to shut up. it's my turn. >> reporter: six minutes in the romney camp was squirming. paul ryan looked uncomfortable and that was before eastwood got crude. >> what do you want me to tell romney? i can't tell him to do that. he can't do that to himself.
MSNBC
Sep 5, 2012 1:00pm EDT
>>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports," raining on their parade. bad weather forces the democrats to scrap plans for an outdoor stadium finale tomorrow night. shutting out 65,000 ticket holders. but nothing can dampen the opening night fireworks. first lady michelle obama electrified the delegates, making the case for a second term. >> after so many struggles and triumphs and moments that have tested my husband in ways i never could have imagined, i have seen first-hand that being president doesn't change who you are. no, it reveals who you are. >> the president and first daughters watched from the white house as michelle obama talked about politics and family. >> at the end of the day, my most important title is still mom in chief. my daughters are still the heart of my heart and the center of my world. >> and the keynoter, san antonio mayor julian castro, with a personal story representing the future of the democratic party. >> my family's story isn't special. what's special is the america that makes our story possible. my mother fought hard for civil rights so that in
MSNBC
Sep 14, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. >> side to side right after this. ♪ >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell, live in washington. joining us, chris elissa managing editor of post politics.com and chuck todd, chief white house correspondent, political director and host of "the daily run down" here on msnbc. chuck, to you and you chris, the foreign policy debate this week that we've seen mitt romney coming out while the state department is still trying to identify bodies, notify next of kin with a sharp attack, didn't have his facts right and a lot of criticism about that, but now also criticism from republicans of not laying out his foreign policy vision and criticism of the president. where did he follow up with the arab spring? how has he handled all this? a foreign policy debate in a campaign that's been all about the economy. >> by the way, we know what's striking about hearing mccain say this, he did it out of frustration, our producer was saying there were constant questions about this and he was basically saying look i've asked mitt romney, it was more of john mccain going, i've told mitt romney he ought to lay th
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 10:00am PDT
i'm andrea mitchell live in new york. dueling messages in ohio where in a few moments both candidates will be delivering speeches, appearing only about 100 miles from each other but with sharply different messages. as president obama widens his ohio lead in the latest polls, joining me for our daily fix, chris cizilla, managing editor of post politics.com and "washington post" political reporter karen tu multi. chris, first talk about the polls. how significant is it the double-digit lead in some polls now, cbs/"new york times" poll, the trend first in "the washington post" and our wall street journal/nbc news polls as well, is ohio moving fairly steadily into the obama camp? >> i would say the answer to that at the moment is yes. the post on monday did move ohio from a tossup state to a lean obama state. not just because of our poll that showed him up eight points but because of the wealth of data we've had out there. i would say as a word of caution, i don't think anyone including the obama team thinks they are going to win ohio by eight or ten points. they are ahead at t
MSNBC
Sep 17, 2012 1:00pm EDT
andrea mitchell live in washington. with 50 days to go team obama is monitoring an explosive situation across the arab world, while the romney campaign is coping with questions about its internal management today. and whether a team that the candidate is loyal to, can now help him unseat an incumbent president. joining me for our daily fix, chris alyssa, msnbc contributor and mark halperin, senior political analyst for "time" and msnbc. welcome both. chris, 50 days to go, we've got a very close race despite, you know, some advantage for president obama in battleground states. is this the time for the romney team to be doing sort of a postmortem almost as if they've already lost this race? >> i'll give you an uncharacteristically for me short answer, no. you don't want to be talking about process and that's what this is. who likes who, the rewriting of the convention speech, the whole story in politico, great story, that whole story was what the romney team had avoided to their credit for most of this campaign. they really had worked to say we are a cohesive unit and we're not going to
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